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I try not to draw too many graphs, and try not to take too many conclusions from them, but sometimes things are better explained that way – a picture can speak a thousand words.

I wrote about Paderborn back in the summer, long long ago when the days were hot and the Earth was young and hungry*. They were flying back then. Since those heady days, they’ve gradually fallen closer and closer to Earth.


Nothing grinds a team down like time, and Paderborn have looked worse and worse as the season has gone on. They’re not relegated yet, and I hope they have the wherewithal to turn it around, but the signs do not look good.

*This is a reference to the opening screen of the Pink Panther episode Extinct Pink which I make quite often – here’s a screenshot of it.Young-and-Hungry